Ash and walnut strips are steam bent by hand to form the net hoop. The handle is solid walnut selected for fine grain and color. The brass plate is aged in a special process to give a vintage look. After finish sanding, the wood and brass are engraved according to the client's design. The net is assembled and finished with multiple coats of varnish. Your choice of a knotted nylon net bag or a fish -friendly rubber net bag completes the net building process.
A Colter Creek net makes a unique, personalized gift for a special fly-fisher. Commemorate a milestone birthday, retirement, outstanding achievement or corporate recognition with a custom wood and brass net designed exclusively for the occasion. Combine a knotted nylon net with fine wood and aged brass for a classic look and feel - makes a beautiful presentation.
Colter Creek nets are made of ash and walnut for strength and durability and finished with multiple coats of varnish to protect the wood and add a rich luster. The rubber net bag makes your Colter Creek net fish-friendly for safe catch-and-release on the water.
Dave Griffith custom crafts each net to the client's specifications. Colter Creek Nets is the intersection of Dave's skill as a mechanical engineer, his appreciation of art, his enjoyment of woodworking and his life-long love of fly fishing and the outdoors.
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